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Commencement 2008 Review

The School of Engineering congratulates its 450 graduating undergraduate and graduate students, who received their certificates during the May 10-11 weekend. On Saturday, May 10, the School feted 84 M.S. and 55 Ph.D. students who completed their degrees in August and December (’07) and in May 2008.

On Sunday, May 11, the School honored 311 students who completed their B.S.E. and B.S. degrees in December 2007 and May 2008. The Sunday event included remarks by University Provost Dr. Peter Nicholls, Dean of Engineering Dr. Mun Y. Choi and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education Marty Wood. Two guest speakers also addressed the new graduates: UConn School of Business graduate and technology leader Kevin Bouley (B.S. ’80), president and CEO of Nerac, Inc. of Tolland, CT, and Paul Adams, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford. Graduating senior (Chemical Engineering ’08) Christine Endicott also spoke.